Georgia Leaf Watch Underway

October 16, 2013

Georgia StateĀ Parks is once again offering its “Leaf Watch” website to help travelers find the best fall color in Georgia this season. According to officials with GeorgiaState Parks, the website will have regular updates that will keep travelers posted on how the Fall color is progressing across the state, especially the Blue Ridge. In...

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Toccoa Puts Funding Behind 123 Corridor Clean-up Efforts

October 15, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will put financial support behind efforts to clean up the Highway 123 corridor within the city limits. Monday, city commissioners voted unanimously to put aside $115,000 to help fund the Currahee Beautification Project, the name given to recently begun efforts to beautify Highway 123 through Stephens County. Initially, the Currahee Beautification...

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Toccoa City Commission Approves Gunby Lease

October 15, 2013

The city of Toccoa is entering into a lease agreement with a local company looking to expand its wireless Internet service. Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved an agreement with Gunby Communications of Toccoa. Gunby is leasing space from the city on its water tank at the Meadowbrook IndustrialĀ Park. According to Gunby Communications General Manager...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meets Tonight

October 15, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to vote on the school system’s charter system application to the state at its meeting today. Today’s Board of Education meeting is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. If the board approves the application, it would then...

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Toccoa Police Announce Shoplifting, Drug Arrests

October 15, 2013

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said his department had a busy few weeks during the end of September and beginning of October. The chief recently announced a number of shoplifting and drug arrests that occurred last month, as well as in the first part of this month. Jarrell said that on October 1, officers...

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Toccoa Police Arrest One for Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping

October 15, 2013

One person faces multiple felony charges after an investigation by the Toccoa Police Department. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, police detectives were called to the Emergency Room at StephensCountyHospital earlier this month, where an individual reported multiple injuries. Following further investigation, Jarrell said police arrested 40-year-old Areesha Abdul Pulliam of Toccoa on...

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